Must Do: Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka

Hikkaduwa is a small beach town located along the south coast of Sri Lanka. It is a popular tourist destination for anything and everything that involves the beach. Hikkaduwa used to be known as the beach hub of Sri Lanka, however, after it was devastated by the 2004 tsunami other beach locations have begun to…

Sri Lankan Safari

So you want to go on a Sri Lankan Safari? Great choice!!! If you have arrived here in search of information, good news, you have come to the right place. Which National Park should i choose? In Sri Lanka there are two main safari areas – Yala National Park and Udawalawe National Park. We decided…

Quick Guide: Colombia

Drug cartels, kidnappings, Pablo Escobar, corruption…. I am sure these are all the things that come to mind when you think of Colombia. After decades of struggle Colombia has tightened its security and taken back control of its country making its infamous reputation a thing of the distant past. Although the older generation may still…

How to make your own Glasshouse Candles

As many of my friends know I am a bit of a sucker for learning new things, particularly if it is something that will make my daily life easier or more enjoyable. Now, I am sure most of you are aware of what Glasshouse candles are – for those who aren’t, they are ‘double scented’…

Candle Making 101

Where can I buy the materials I buy all of my supplies from Eroma. This company is the cheapest I have found in Australia and the quality of the product is impeccable. They release new fragrances each month that you can pick up for 99 cents for a 30ml bottle and they ship extremely quickly….

Must Do: San Cristobal, Galapagos Island

Our first destinations in Galapagos Islands was San Cristobal. There is so much to see and do here that you do not want to miss out. It can be quite overwhelming choosing what to see and do, so I have put this list together to make sure you hit the ground running!! Here is a…

Must Do: Isabela, Galapagos Island

Isabela is the largest of all islands in the Galapagos archipelago but is one of the youngest and less populated. The northern section of Isabela passes straight through the equator and being one of the most western islands, it has huge natural diversity. Isabela is probably the most authentic out of all inhabited Islands with…

Must Do: Santa Cruz, Galapagos Island.

Santa Cruz is the second largest of the 19 Islands that make up the Galapagos archipelago. It is the most populated of all the Islands making it a great to wine and dine. Branch out and eat something you wouldn’t usually (like ceviche) as you only get to do this once!! There are also many…

Quick Guide: The Galapagos Islands

When visiting South America, the Galapagos Islands are an absolute must!! Reminiscing about my entire South American trip, this is one of the places I look back on and cannot help but smile (and I promise it’s not my bias marine biology background speaking). The Galapagos Islands sit approximately 1,000km off the coast of Ecuador in…

Galapagos Islands without a tour company

The Galapagos Islands really don’t need an introduction – sea lions, turtles, penguins, flamingos, white sand beaches – you name it, Galapagos Islands have it… So it’s really no surprise that they are on the top of many peoples bucket list. Unfortunately a large proportion of people are discourage from visiting the Galapagos Islands because…